1-800-flowers.com, Inc. announced CEO Christopher McCann will be stepping down for personal health reasons, effective July 3, 2023. To ensure continuity going forward, Jim McCann will resume his role as CEO and remain Chairman. Jim McCann served as CEO of the organization from inception through 2016. Christopher McCann will remain on the Company’s Board of Directors and continue to serve on the board and as an officer of various subsidiaries of the company as he now serves.
“I want to thank Chris for all of his contributions to the company over the many years, as he played an integral role in overseeing our rapid growth and enhancing our market-leading position in the industry,” said Jim McCann, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of 1-800-flowers.com, Inc.
Jim McCann continued, “Our rich history of innovation and embracing new technology will continue to play a vital role in solving the gifting needs of our millions of customers. As we look ahead, we have a talented management team, and I look forward to working with them as we continue to execute our strategy to be a top destination for our customers’ celebratory and gifting occasions.”
Since its founding, 11-800-flowers.com, Inc. has continuously evolved its business. More recently, it has transformed from a floral-based specialty retailer with multiple-brand add-ons into an ecommerce gifting platform built for growth. From Fiscal 2019 through Fiscal 2022, the company grew revenue by more than 75%, and it has a demonstrated ability to grow the company both organically and through acquisitions. 1-800-flowers.com, Inc. will continue to execute its strategic plan that is centered on helping its customers build more and better relationships with all the important people in their lives.
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